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List of Famous Naval Architects

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List of famous naval architects, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top naval architects in the world? This includes the most prominent naval architects, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable naval architects is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic naval architects were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned naval architects.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, including Jacques-Noël Sané and Leslie Geary.

From reputable, prominent, and well known naval architects to the lesser known naval architects of today, these are some of the best professionals in the naval architect field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous naval architects ever?" and "What are the names of famous naval architects?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
  • David K. Brown (1928–2008) was a noted British naval architect. Born in Leeds, he joined the Admiralty and became a member of the Royal Corps of Naval Constructors. He rose through the ranks to become the Deputy Chief Naval Architect, before retiring in 1988. After retirement, he turned his attention to writing, publishing many books on the technical development of warships in the Royal Navy. He also authored the history of the Royal Corps of Naval Constructors published during the centenary of that organisation in 1983. Brown died in Bath, Somerset, on 15 April 2008....  more
  • Arthur Charles Kerr-Trimmer was an aviator, naval architect, and civil engineer....  more
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    Jacques-Noël Sané (18 February 1740, Brest – 22 August 1831, Paris) was a French naval engineer. He was the conceptor of standardised designs for ships of the line and frigates fielded by the French Navy in the 1780s, which served during the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars and in some cases remained in service into the 1860s. Captured ships of his design were commissioned in the Royal Navy and even copied. His achievements earned Sané the nickname of "naval Vauban"...  more
  • Irina Konstantinova-Bontemps

    Irina Konstantinova-Bontemps is an athlete. She represented Bulgaria in the 2012 Summer Olympics....  more